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Acclaimed religious historian Randall Balmer reveals how the rise and fall of Jimmy Carter's political fortunes mirrored the transformation of American religious politics. An illuminating biography of our 39th president, Redeemer presents Jimmy Carter as the last great standard-bearer of an important strand of American Christianity, and provides an original and riveting account of the moments that transformed our political landscape in the 1970s and 1980s.
Historian Randall Herbert Balmer is the author of Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory - nominated for an Emmy for script-writing - and hosted the three-part PBS documentary Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory, based on his book with the same title. He also wrote and hosted two other PBS documentaries: Crusade: The Life of Billy Graham and In the Beginning: The Creationist Controversy. He taught at Barnard College and Columbia University for twenty-seven years before moving to Dartmouth College in 2012, where he was named the Mandel Family Professor in the Arts & Sciences. He is also an Episcopal priest.
Location: Street: 4869 Main St Additional: City: Manchester Center, Province: Vermont Postal Code: 05255 Country: United States (adicionado a partir de IndieBound)… (mais)
RANDALL BALMER, historian and author, discusses his new book, God in the White House, an examination of the religious affiliations of several presidents from the last half of the 20th century. He and other panelists will discuss the role of religion in the White House and this year’s presidential election. Free program. Reservations required: 312 222-7871. (booksense)… (mais)